Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

No Name Quesadillas

A sweet couple sells gourmet quesadillas and flavored atoles (sweet, corn-based hot drinks) at this signless storefront with romantic courtyard seating. The menu changes daily: vegetarian Sunday through Tuesday, sea…
Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

TierrAdentro

A popular gathering center for political progressives and coffee-swigging, laptop-toting locals (not that they’re mutually exclusive), this large indoor courtyard restaurant, cafe and pizzeria is a comfortable place…
Top Choice Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Restaurante LUM

This swanky indoor-outdoor restaurant which serves up the regional cuisines of Chiapas, Veracruz and the Yucatán is in San Cristóbal's first designer hotel. Custom-made lamps, reflecting pools and walls of geometric…
Creperie in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Namandí Café & Crepas

Nattily attired staff serve baguette sandwiches, pastas and good coffee at this large modern cafe and restaurant, but the fresh-off-the-griddle crepes are the main draw. Try a savory crepa azteca with chicken, corn …
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

El Eden

This quality restaurant’s tempting European and Mexican menu includes fondue suiza (Swiss fondue), sopa azteca (tortilla, chili, onion and herb base topped with shredded chicken, fresh cheese, lime, avocado and cori…
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Alebrije

A fun, economical and busy cocina popular (popular kitchen) across from the Mercado Municipal, Alebrije serves freshly prepared food like enfrijoladas con pollo (tortillas with bean sauce, cheese and chicken), chila…
Italian in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Trattoria La Nonna

This mother-and-daughter-run Italian eatery specializes in ravioli, handmade fresh every day. Depending on what's in season, expect fillings of sea bass with eggplant, four cheese with walnut and arugula, or rabbit …
Mexican in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Sensaciones de Chiapas

Inside the Hotel Ciudad Real, this is a great place to try authentic Chiapas cuisine including chipilín soup, quesadilla de Cochinita, a great range of mole (chili sauce) dishes and the house specialty: chicken thig…
International in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Mumo

This tiny 10-seater is well loved throughout the city, both for its eclectic decorations and the loving care that goes into each plate. Bread, salad dressings and ice cream are all made in-house and the build-your-o…
in San Cristóbal de las Casas

La Casa del Pan

This relaxed restaurant-bakery emphasizes local organic ingredients, offering great breakfasts and lots of vegetarian fare through the day, including whole-wheat sandwiches, salads, hojaldres (vegetable strudels) an…